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[n] the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile; "the pilot reported two kills during the mission"
[n] the act of terminating a life
[v] end or extinguish by forceful means; "Stamp out poverty!"
[v] destroy a vitally essential quality of or in; "Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods"
[v] cause to cease operating; "kill the engine"
[v] tire out completely; "The daily stress of her work is killing her"
[v] mark for deletion, rub off, or erase, as of writings; "kill these lines in the President's speech"
[v] drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"
[v] cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"
[v] cause the death of, without intention; "She was killed in the collision of three cars"
[v] deprive of life; "AIDS has killed thousands in Africa"
[v] hit with great force, in sports; "He killed the ball"
[v] hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games; "She killed the ball"
[v] overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration; "The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!"
[v] be the source of great pain for; "These new shoes are killing me!"
[v] thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"
[v] be fatal; "cigarettes kill"; "drunken driving kills"

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